Support Us

A non-profit, public-service organization, the San Mateo County Historical Association (SMCHA) needs your support. Your contribution helps us preserve San Mateo County’s history for future generations, and allows us to offer high quality programs for people of all ages.

Become a Member

There is always something new to see… to do…to learn… to explore… so join today! Membership in the SMCHA brings you the best family entertainment value for your money.

History Makers

The History Makers Dinner is an annual benefit that recognizes an individual and/or a family who has made significant contributions to California history and beyond.

Annual Campaign

Funds raised from the Annual Campaign account for 40% of the organization's annual operating budget. Any amount of financial support is deeply appreciated.

Dr. Stanger Legacy Society

Many of our supporters have included the SMCHA in their wills or trusts. Their gifts, and yours should you choose to join them, strengthens the SMCHA to pursue its mission.

Corporate Sponsors

As a Corporate Member of the SMCHA, your company can enhance its community involvement and gain exciting opportunities for employee incentives and client entertainment.

Leadership Council

The purpose of the Leadership Council is to strengthen the public and education programs of the San Mateo County Historical Association (SMCHA) through corporate assistance and funding.


Volunteer today and help bring history to life! In the last year, volunteers contributed over 13,000 hours of service to the San Mateo County Historical Association in a variety of important areas.